Kana: キ、もと、もとい
Romaji: ki, moto, motoi

Name Readings

Kana: きい、とも
Romaji: kii, tomo


fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  32
Frequency:  241
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  2-6-5
Korean Reading:  gi
Chinese Reading:  ji1
Unicode:  57fa
JIS:  3470


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Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3b8.12
Four Corner Index: 4410.4
Guide to Remembering Index: 641
Gakken Index: 382
Japanese Names Index: 1493
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Kanji Way Index: 251
Kanji Flashcards Index: 435
Kodansha Compact Index: 354
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Kanji in Context Index: 691
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French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1783
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1904
Essential Kanji Index: 688
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Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1972
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 755
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 726


group; (free) radical; counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
basis; foundation; cause
基礎 (きそ)
foundation; basis
基地 (きち)
基盤 (きばん)
foundation; basis; base; footing; infrastructure; bedrock; substrate (circuit board)
origin; source; base; basis; foundation; root; cause; ingredient; material; (somebody's) side; (somebody's) location; original cost (or capital, principal, etc.); (plant) root; (tree) trunk; first section of a waka; counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry); handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.); grip
基本 (きほん)
foundation; basis; standard
基づく (もとづく)
to be grounded on; to be based on; to be due to; to originate from
基準 (きじゅん)
standard; basis; criterion; norm; reference; datum
基金 (ききん)
fund; foundation
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